Gustavia superba grow and care – tree of the genus Gustavia also known as Gustavia plant or Heaven Lotus, Gustavia superba perennial evergreen plant and edible for the fruit but mostly used as ornamental fragrant plant can grow in tropics climate and growing in hardiness zone 12+.
Leaves color green in wedge shape leaves are glossy.
Gustavia superba flower
Flower fragrant color white or pink with 6-8 petals, flowers mostly grow on mature branches.
Fruit edible peel color brown and the inner yellow to orange, the taste like meat.
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How to grow Gustavia superba growing and care:
Moist, more than 10C
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?
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How to prune:
Just for desgin
Size of the plant?
3-6 m, 10-20 feet
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Medium growing / Slow growing
Big amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Summer / Autumn
General information about the flower:
Fragrant flowers in color white or pink with 6-8 petals, flowers mostly grow on mature branches
Fruit harvest season:
Autumn / Winter
Fruits pests or diseases:
What can be done with big quantities of Gustavia superba fruits?
Eat raw, cooked
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How long does it take to bear fruit?